Creon Responsibility In Oedipus The King

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Creon is Antigone’s uncle and he was powerful king. he cares about his city but even his rules have to be performed. His headstrong and obstinate way of ruling is what causes his own demise. He believes that he is above the gods, and even what they say cannot influence his actions. “My voice is the one voice giving orders in this city!”. His wrong decisions lead him to regret. his pride makes him blind after when he decide to kill Antigone because she buried her brother. and then became the most tragedy story ever.

The major error in judgment that Creon makes is his decision to give Eteocles a proper burial and not Polyneices. The gods say that everyone deserves the right of a proper burial, yet Creon decides that he has the power to
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